29 April 2022 at 9:30 am

Kōrerorero on quality education

Quality Education, which is the United Nations Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 4, was the focus of the most recent webinar in our series, Kōrerorero: Conversations That Matter, in Latin America on 31 March 2022.

Panellists included 

  • Dr Dawn Freshwater, Vice-Chancellor at the University of Auckland, who is also the first woman to hold this role 
  • Dr Sandra Regina Goulart Almeida, Vice-Chancellor at the Federal University of Minas Gerais (UFMG) in Brazil 
  • Dr Alejandro Ceballos, Vice-Chancellor at the Universidad de Caldas in Colombia. 

With simultaneous interpretation in Spanish and Portuguese, the session attracted more than 100 attendees and 350 registrations from across Latin America and Aotearoa New Zealand. Panellists shared their thoughts on gender equality, integration, and inclusion, and how to achieve more equitable access to quality education. They also discussed the main priorities and focus of their institution in relation to SDG 4, and how they overcome challenges to achieve the SDG’s objectives.  

Education New Zealand Manapou ki te Ao’s Kōrerorero webinar series is intended for academics, education agents and media in Latin America and New Zealand. It has been particularly effective in maintaining awareness of a New Zealand education while our borders are closed, while also contributing to discussions on important matters related to international education. Across the six episodes since its launch in 2020, more than 1,000 people have attended, with many subsequent views on YouTube.  

If you would like to watch this episode, please click here

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